Q: I received a false citation, do i fight it? And if so, what are the downfalls if I can't prove the truth?
I was in an accident on August 19th,2017. I somehow rear ended someone. I don't remember how but i remember the impact. I was sent to the er. The other person refused the ambulance. I sustained injuries and car damage. His small truck flipped on its top with minimal damage. The officer said he would contact me to get my statement and never did. I recieved a false citation in the mail stating i was speeding. I never speed because it's my job on the line so I'm extra careful. Especially because I'm a single pregnant mother with two kids at home. I'm all they have. The citation had many errors written on it especially the spelling of many words. Do i fight this? Can I find a pro bono lawyer since I'm so low income? I've lost everything, my job, my income, my car, and I've gained ptsd and injuries and almost lost my baby because of the high anxiety and stress of the whole situation. I can't afford this. The other person is covered with my insurance, I'm not.
You plead not guilty. Spelling errors aren't critical. He has to show a witness stated your speed.
If you hit badly enough to flip a vehicle, some ticket's going to come out of it. Sorry, but you have to realize you rear end someone you will be at fault for something. So plead not guilty, get a copy of the police report ($15), then if you want you can call me and I'll walk you through what you have to do.
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